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321.190 Issuance of nonoperator's identification cards---fee.

1. Application for and contents of card.

a. The department shall, upon application and payment of the required fee, issue to an applicant a nonoperator's identification card. To be valid the card shall bear a distinguishing number assigned to the card holder, the full name, date of birth, sex, residence address, a physical description and a colored photograph of the card holder, the usual signature of the card holder, and such other information as the department may require by rule. The card shall be issued to the applicant at the time of application pursuant to procedures established by rule.

b. The department shall not issue a card to a person holding a motor vehicle license. The card shall be identical in form to a driver's license issued under section 321.189 except the word "nonoperator" shall appear prominently on the face of the card. A nonoperator's identification card issued to a person under twenty-one years of age shall include the word "minor" prominently on the face of the card.

c. The department shall use a process or processes for issuance of a nonoperator's identification card, that prevent, as nearly as possible, the opportunity for alteration or reproduction of, and the superimposition of a photograph on the nonoperator's identification card without ready detection.

d. The fee for a nonoperator's identification card shall be five dollars and the card shall be valid for a period of four years from the date of issuance. No issuance fee shall be charged for a person whose motor vehicle license or driving privilege has been suspended under section 321.210, subsection 1, paragraph "c".

The nonoperator's identification card fees shall be transmitted by the department to the treasurer of state who shall credit the fees to the road use tax fund.

2. Unlawful use of nonoperator's identification cards. It is a simple misdemeanor, punishable as provided in section 321.482, for any person:

a. To display or permit to be displayed or possess any fictitious or fraudulently altered nonoperator's identification card.

b. To lend the person's nonoperator's identification card to any person or knowingly permit the use of such card by another person.

c. To display or represent as one's own a nonoperator's identification card not issued to such person.

d. To fail or refuse to surrender to the department upon its lawful demand an expired or invalid nonoperator's identification card.

e. To use a false or fictitious name in any application for a nonoperator's identification card or to knowingly make a false statement or to knowingly conceal a material fact or otherwise commit a fraud in any such application.

f. To permit any unlawful use of a nonoperator's identification card issued to such person.

3. Cancellation. The department shall cancel a person's nonoperator's identification card upon determining the person was not entitled to be issued the card, did not provide correct information, committed fraud in applying for the card, or unlawfully used a nonoperator's identification card.

Section History: Early form

[C77, 79, 81, § 321.190]

Section History: Recent form

84 Acts, ch 1305, § 65; 89 Acts, ch 317, §32; 90 Acts, ch 1230, § 36, 37

Internal References

Referred to in § 123.48


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